From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the "Very Interesting People" series provides biographies of Britain's fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Part of this series, this title talks about Isaac Newton.
Definitive, concise, and very interesting...From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose influence and importance have stood the test of time. Each book in the series is based upon the biographical entry from the world-famous Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Richard S. Westfall was Professor of History and Philosophy, Indiana University. He died in 1996.
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Beginnings in Science; 2. 'My age for invention'; 3. The Lucasian professor; 4. Principia Mathematica; 5. Newton in London; 6. Revisions and disputes; Sources; Index
Isaac Newton by Richard S. Westfall
Richard S. Westfall
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